Online Educational Leadership Degrees & Administration Programs

Education leadership administrators work in primary, secondary and postsecondary education institutions. In primary and secondary schools they are typically principals, assistant principals, program directors or school counselors. At a college or university, leadership administrators usually work as academic officers, deans or departmental directors.

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The University of Scranton

Southern New Hampshire University

Brandman University Online

Concordia University Nebraska

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Brandman University

Northcentral University

Capella University

Texas A&M University-Commerce

Grand Canyon University

Abilene Christian University

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

Adelphi University

University of Kansas

Institute of Technology

Spring Arbor University

University of California San Francisco

Brandeis University Graduate Professional Studies

Colorado State University

St.Thomas University

Southeast Missouri State University

Northern Arizona University

Earn Your Education Administration Degree Online

All levels of the education system require administrators, from the principal at an elementary school to a university president. In general, the job is to ensure students are getting the best education possible given the school's resources.

Education Requirements for Educational Administrators

The degree requirement for education administration jobs is high; a Master’s of Education (MEd) in Leadership Administration is the standard, with doctorates essential if you want to advance to top positions at the university level.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that the number of leadership administration jobs will increase by about 15% through 2022. This pace is about as fast as average when compared to all other occupations. There should be more opportunities for leadership administrators at colleges and universities in the coming years than at primary or secondary schools, because student enrollment is growing most rapidly at the postsecondary level.